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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Home Health Aides lies in the neighborhood of $9.79 per hour. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly one in five, and nearly one-eighth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$13,000 - $38,234
(Median)
$13K
$20K
$38K
MEDIAN: $20,358
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$7.94 - $13.24
(Median)
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$13,000 - $38,234  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $149.25  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,497 - $29,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.94 - $13.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $16.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $149.25  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$16,497 - $29,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,142

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Home Health Aide


Comfort Keepers offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $19K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $16K to $23K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Home Health Aides, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Rochester (+6 percent), Philadelphia (+4 percent), Harrisburg (+3 percent), and Columbus (+2 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Orlando. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Pittsburgh (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 79%
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